N Korea Executes 80

North Korea ratchets up 'hostage diplomacy' with US

Yahoo News UK | Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:37:30 -0700

North Korea held the more than 80 crew members for nearly a year, as the two sides engaged in tortuous negotiations over their release. That finally came after a formula was worked out in which the US signed a document "solemnly" ... The US focus ...

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Q&A: High Level Defector On North Korean Trade

Wall Street Journal (blog) | Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:45:00 -0700

About 70% to 80% of people who are designated as North Korean trade representatives are based in China. That is because about ... That's what we say when Pak Nam Ki was executed (for North Korea's disastrous currency reform in 2009). Kim Jong Un ...

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Are there Korean ISIS fighters? Government launches investigation

The Korea Times US | Mon, 15 Sep 2014 02:00:00 -0700

The Korean government is investigating whether South Korean nationals are among foreign jihadists fighting for the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist group, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Monday. ... Concerns over foreign jihadists joining ISIS has ...

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KFAED operations cover 104 countries Fund helps states achieve dev goals

Arab Times Kuwait English Daily | Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:48:45 -0700

Marwan Al-Ghanem, the regional manager for Arab countries has firsthand experience in the effects of projects executed by the Fund. Question: What is the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development? Answer: The Kuwait ... We provided concessional loans ...

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